Roisin Davis is an Assistant Editor at Truthdig. Originally from Northern Ireland, Roisin is a journalist with a background in social research and community work. After graduating from Queen’s University Belfast, she gained an MA in Economic History from the University of Barcelona. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Something’s Missing From Pope Francis’ ‘Radical’ Vision of Equality: Women
Pope Francis this week embarked on a seven-day “homecoming” tour of Latin America on his unstoppable quest to defend the planet and the poor. The continent—the most unequal region in the world, and the Argentine pontiff’s home turf—will likely provide fertile ground for more of his legendary...
Friday, June 12, 2015
Iceland Jailed Bankers and Rejected Austerity—and It’s Been a Success
When the global economic crisis hit in 2008, Iceland suffered terribly—perhaps more than any other country. The savings of 50,000 people were wiped out, plunging Icelanders into debt and placing 25 percent of its homeowners in mortgage default. Now, less than a decade later, the nation’s economy is...